Definition : shortened from DirectX box
Category : Computing » Games & Entertainment
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What does Xbox mean?

Xbox is a series of home video game consoles manufactured by Microsoft. When Microsoft moved in to the development of game consoles some developers of the Microsoft’s DirectX team build a game console prototype based on Microsoft’s DirectX technology and called it the DirectX box, but later the name was shortened to Xbox. DirectX is a collection of Application Programming Interfaces (API) for handling tasks that are related to multimedia and games that run on Microsoft’s Windows operating systems.